Trafalgar Place, London SE1
Special Shape bricks made to a demanding standard
A nominee for architectures top accolade the Stirling Prize and winner of numerous other awards – In the words of the Brick Development Association Judges “The subtlety of the brick-work and brick detailing is both beautiful and playful. The quality achieved should be an example for future housing developments”.
Overseen by De Rijke Marsh Morgan Architects and leading Contractors Lendlease the project demanded all suppliers met rigorous QA standards. Successfully meeting the desired standard LiteSpeed’s production team enjoyed the challenge of creating and delivering hundreds of different special shapes in eight different coloured bricks.Read more
8 Artillery Row, London SW1
Brick Panelling and Cladding for award winning project
LiteSpeed is delighted to have contributed to this major refurbishment and transformation of an archetypal 1980s concrete office block under the leadership of Make Architects and Contractor 8 Build. It was the winner of the Brick Development Association’s Chairman Award and shortlisted for the Craftsmanship Award.
LiteSpeed’s involvement included supplying pre-made panelling for both the horizontal and soffited areas of brickwork as well as brick cladding facing the numerous elements of complex steel masonry support. Michelmersh provided the bespoke Charnwood blend of bricks with many special shapes that combine to make a positive contribution to the surrounding historic street scene.Read more